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Coronavirus and Community Care

Want to help your community during the Covid-19 pandemic? A collection of resources about stopping the spread of Coronavirus and setting up mutual aid.

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How to Frame Issues for Social Change Impact

Looking for research on how to frame an issue on a certain topic area? This collection of reports, articles, videos and podcasts on issues including climate, crime, equality, nature, poverty and health will help you develop powerful messages and narratives.

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Resources to Cope With Climate Anxiety and Grief

In the face of the climate crisis it’s a natural response to experience anxiety, grief and many other feelings. This collection of resources focuses on the emotional and psychological impact of climate change and coping strategies.

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Resources for Disaster Relief and Recovery

A collection of resources to support community responses to the Australian bushfires and other disasters. Includes resilience and recovery, navigating trauma, conversation guides and taking action.

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